Letter from Richard Hewitt, 24 May 1840

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Shawnee Prairie Fountain County Indiania
May the 24th 1840
Deer Brothers and Sisters in the Lord these will Inform you that I and my Famley & the Brothers & sisters in this section ar[e] all well and we thank Hour Heavnley Father for the same non[e] of us have herd from for nearley 12 Mont[h]s and we ar[e] very anxious to hear from you all their. I Reseved [received] a leter from David Judy Yesterday he livs near Mack[i]naw Illinois and he writ[e]s to me that thare is a paper Printed at by the Brothren and adviseses me to git it and I have wanted to git the papers if I Could [k]now how to came at them I have Enquired of Evry one that I thought knew any thing about them but never Could find out whether there was eny or not Printed yet till E[l]der Judy wrate to me I [i]nquired of him By Leter about the papers and he Let me no [know] but he Did not let me no wath [what] the price was nor who was the Editor and I thought that I would wright to you and see if you would send them to me you can git a noledge [knowledge] of me from Wm. Boldin or Stanton Joseph Rose Dayton Uriah C[u]rtis and others the of the here is in a coald state at this time it Reminds me of Peter and the wrest when they went a fishing [p. [1]]
Shawnee Prairie Fountain County Indiania
May the 24th 1840
Deer Brothers and Sisters in the Lord these will Inform you that I and my Famley & the Brothers & sisters in this section are all well and we thank our Heavnley Father for the same none of us have herd from for nearley 12 Months and we are very anxious to hear from you all their. I Reseved [received] a leter from David Judy Yesterday he livs near Mackinaw Illinois and he writes to me that thare is a paper Printed at by the Brothren and adviseses me to git it and I have wanted to git the papers if I Could [k]now how to came at them I have Enquired of Evry one that I thought knew any thing about them but never Could find out whether there was eny or not Printed yet till Elder Judy wrate to me I [i]nquired of him By Leter about the papers and he Let me no [know] but he Did not let me no wath [what] the price was nor who was the Editor and I thought that I would wright to you and see if you would send them to me you can git a noledge [knowledge] of me from Wm. Boldin or Stanton Joseph Rose Dayton Uriah Curtis and others the of the here is in a coald state at this time it Reminds me of Peter and the wrest when they went a fishing [p. [1]]
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